Partia VI, Johann Pachelbel
Mosaics (1987), Robert Mols
Escape to the Center (1989), Dana Wilson
My Cat Almost Died in Memphis (1986), Martin van de Ven
Adjustment, Horace Silver
EVEN FOR an ensemble known for its variety in programming, the program by the Amherst Saxophone Quartet is out of the ordinary, ranging from a baroque transcription to ragtime, with jazz and contemporary works of three different persuasions holding the middle ground. The first of three performances of the program was Monday evening at UB's Slee Hall. It will be repeated Sunday at Buffalo Seminary and Thursday in the Calumet Arts Cafe.
And the tentative judgment is that it's the more conservative end of that outlay which will last longest in my memory. Read more »